Published Jul 06, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Virus:Win32/Sality.T

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/Sality.S (CA) W32/Sality-AD (Sophos) Win32.Sality.N (BitDefender) W32/Sality.AC (McAfee) W32.Sality.X (Symantec) PE_SALITY.AL (Trend Micro)

Summary

Virus:Win32/Sality.T is a file infector that targets files with extensions .SCR or .EXE. This virus may execute a damaging payload that deletes files with certain extensions and terminates security-related processes and services.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.
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